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BREAKING: Gunmen kill three Imo traditional rulers

Unknown gunmen on Tuesday evening reportedly opened fire on traditional rulers during a meeting, killing three of them in Imo State.

It was gathered that the hoodlums struck when the traditional rulers were having a stakeholders’ meeting at the Njaba local council headquarters at Nnenasa.

According to PUNCH, the other traditional rulers were left with varying degrees of injuries.

As of the time of filing this report, the council headquarters was in a state of panic.

Spokesperson of the state Police Command, Mike Abattam, said two of the traditional rulers had been confirmed dead while the command had commenced investigation into the incident.

Among the monarchs confirmed dead were the Obi 1 of Okwudor autonomous community, Eze E. Anayochukwu Durueburuo and Eze Sampson Osunwa of Ihebineowerre autonomous community.

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